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[Met-jobs] Job opportunity in monsoon climate change at University of Reading

From Andrew Turner <>
Date Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:27:51 +0000

Dear met-jobs,

We have a position available as "Research Scientist in monsoon climate change" at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science / Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK

Full-time, fixed-term for up to 36 months, to start February 2016 or soon thereafter.
Salary starting from £29,301 per annum.

We are seeking to employ a talented researcher to study monsoon climate change in future projections and past climate observations. This topic is of fundamental to water & food security and infrastructure development planning for billions of people in developing regions.

You will join a large consortium (the "REAL project") led by the University of Exeter and with collaborators at other UK universities and the Met Office. You will be responsible for analysing climate models, designing and performing new climate model experiments and publishing the results.

You will have or shortly be expected to achieve:
-A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences
-Experience of analysing or running climate models, ideally the Met Office Unified Model
-Strong scientific computing skills
-An understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

Informal contact details:
Dr Andy Turner / +44 (0)118 378 6019 /

Interviews will be held late January 2017

Applicants must apply online via the University of Reading website and not via the PI:

Best regards,
Dr Andy Turner.

  Dr Andrew Turner - NCAS-Climate & Department of Meteorology
  Lecturer in Monsoon Systems - MPhys MInstP FHEA
                                     room: 3L70
  Dept. of Meteorology               t: +44 (0)118 3786019
  University of Reading              f: +44 (0)118 3788905
  Earley Gate, PO Box 243            e:
  Reading RG6 6BB, UK              (personal)     (calendar)              (NCAS-Climate)      (Walker Institute)
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